Check out the new trailer for Dick Wolf’s Law & Order: True Crime TV show anthology. Season one is coming this fall, and recounts the tale of the Menendez murders. The series comes from writer Rene Balcer, who is executive producing with director Lesli Linka Glatter, as well as Wolf, Peter Jankowski, and Arthur W. Forney.
Edie Falco stars as criminal defense attorney Leslie Abramson in Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders. Abramson represented Erik Menendez (Gus Halper), when he and his brother Lyle were tried for the murder of their parents Jose and Kitty Menendez. The series will air on Thursdays, this fall, on NBC.
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About Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders
Starring the incomparable Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Edie Falco (“The Sopranos,” “Nurse Jackie”), this new eight-episode true-crime installment of the powerhouse “Law & Order” franchise delivers a gripping in-depth dramatization of the notorious murder case that changed America forever.
When the Menendez brothers were tried on national TV for brutally killing their parents in Beverly Hills, their story became a national obsession. Now, the first edition of this anthology series delves into the players, the crime and the media circus, detailing the day-to-day battles of the trial and unveiling the shocking truth of what really went down when the cameras stopped rolling. [Source: NBC]
What do you think? Do you remember the Menendez brothers’ trial? Do you plan to check out the first season of Law & Order: True Crime on NBC?